The season begins Saturday at Westmont.
Hayley Lytle set the school record in the women's 10,000 meters by nearly 14 seconds.
The Waves will run again next weekend at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival.
Jeff Golden's photos of the Waves' season opening meet vs. Westmont and UC Santa Barbara.
Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves in action at UC Irvine.
From a rainy day in Northridge, photos by Jeff Golden and Stephen Wandzura of the Waves in action.
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2014: Ran at six meets as a senior, primarily competing in the 100 and 200 meters ... Ran a 13.31 twice in the 100 (Cal Poly, 3/29; and Pomona-Pitzer, 4/12) ... Her best time in the 200 was 27.65 (Pomona-Pitzer, 4/12) ... Also ran the 400 once in 1:07.63 (Westmont, 2/22).
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2013: Competed in six track meets as a junior ... Ran the 100 meters five times (best of 13.26 at UC Irvine on 3/23) and the 200 meters five times (best of 27.05 at UC Irvine on 3/23).
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2012: Ran in five meets as a sophomore after recovering from a knee injury ... Ran the 100, 200 and 800 meters ... Had season-best times of 13.97 in the 100 (Pomona-Pitzer, 4/14), 28.16 in the 200 (SF State, 4/6) and 3:14.50 in the 800 (North Florida 3/2).
PEPPERDINE TRACK 2011: Individual season bests as a freshman included a 13.66 in the 100m and 28.16 in the 200m.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Lovejoy High School, located in Lucas, Texas, in 2010 ... A four-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Greg Christensen in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay ... Career best marks include a 12.57 in the 100m and 26.06 in the 200m ... Awarded Sprinter of the Year title following her junior campaign ... Left holding the school's record in the 200m and 4x100m relay ... Served as the track team's captain as a senior ... Member of the National Honor Society.
CLUB: Competed for Texas Action and Ground Zero ... Recorded a personal best in the 200m of 26.2 in the summer of 2009 for Ground Zero ... Qualified for the 2008 state meet after posting a 200m time of 26.8 ... Placed seventh at that meet with her 4x100m relay.
PERSONAL: Born in Dallas ... Daughter of Tameka Loewecke ... Three sisters and three brothers ... Broadcast journalism major ... Winner of the 2007 Association of Texas Photography Instructors fall contest ... Member of Delta Gamma sorority ... Studied abroad in Florence, Italy, in fall 2011 ... Did an internship with NBC in Washington D.C. in fall 2012 ... Has an internship with STYLE and E! News ... Majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in marketing ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for its "awesome climate, location and the opportunity to study abroad."
FAVORITES: Hobbies include skiing, rock climbing, dancing and fashion ... Favorites include Bruce Jenner (athlete), Dallas Mavericks (pro sports team), A Walk To Remember (book), Burlesque (movies), E! News (TV show), Tupac Shakur and the Dave Matthews Band (musical artists), Skittles (food) and skiing and rock climbing (sports besides running) ... Enjoys running because "it's a break from reality, I get into my zone and take off."